Kelantan known as one of the state in Malaysia as food heaven place and kelantan food is a must try food in Malaysia. When visiting Kelantan, there are many on “to-eat” list. Kota Bharu offers some really tasty food to eat and it must be your eye opener that Kelantan is really a heaven of food. Here, five (5) restaurant that can fulfill your hunger with no doubt.
- Warung Pak Mat Pulau Pisang
Warung Pak Mat Pulau Pisang is a normal restaurant in Kelantan but the most special and a must try dish here are Fish Head Soup and Iced Honey Tea. Located at the Medan Ikanbakar spot near PantaiCahayaBulan or known as PCB will really busy during weekends and you need to wait for your tasty drinks to arrive. Instead of using evaporated milk in ‘tehtarik’, Warung Pak Mat replace it with honey to add some natural sweetness to the drink. So, the drink will become so bubbly and overflows over the glass and make it special at Kelantan. You can choose Gearbox, Fish Head Soup, “IkanSenanginMasakKuning” and variety of food with white rice. But, do not forget to check your wallet before order your tasty food to fulfill your hunger.
- Warung Nasi Air dan Air Kelapa Cherang
In Kelantan, there is a popular spot under shady tree for the people to have “nasi air”. Nasi air is one of the famous Kelantan food. Located at Taman Kenangan, Kota Bharu and in front of Restaurant Selera Cik Siti, it is easy to spot and search for this stall from the main road as there is a tall pile of used coconut shell besides it. The ‘Nasi Air’ consist of chicken broth, anchovies, fried onion, peanut and lime make it so tasty and for sure you will come again for this “Nasi Air”. ‘Nasi Air’ and Coconut water will make a perfect combo for a hungry tummy.
- Restoran Nasi Ulam Cikgu
Those people who love to eat “ulam”, Restaurant NasiUlamCikgu is the best place to fulfill your stomach. “Ulam” known to be good for the body and skin and at this restaurant, they prepare a buffet of ‘ulam’ to the customers which you can eat together with white rice and other side dish such as “Ikan Singgang”, “Ikan bakar” and the most popular among the local, “Budu”. Restaurant Nasi Ulam Cikgu located at Jalan Hilir Kota Bharu. Thus, do not forget to eat your lunch here when visit Kelantan. Do not be surprise when you get your bill as it is much cheaper than you expected.
- Kopitiam Kita
Have you ever heard about “Roti Titab”?“Roti Titab” is a toasted bread that come together with “kaya” and an egg. Known as home of Roti Titab, Kopitiam Kita is the right place to eat the special dish as it is really popular among the locals and it is the popular coffee shop located at Pengkalan Chepa, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Customers of the restaurant comes from multiple races, we can hear some speaking in Kelantanese, Chinese and even in Thailand dialect. It will become so busy during long weekend and school holidays as neither local nortourist will come here to taste the uniqueness of “Roti Titab”.
- Restaurant Hover
The most popular food at Hover Restaurant is Nasi Sumatera or known as “Nasi Padang” from Indonesia. It is a culinary landmark at Kota Bharu, Kelantan that located at Jalan Dato Pati, Kota Bharu. As soon as you sit down, a waiter will come to put the dishes on the table such as “gulai ayam, “ayam Kampung”, beef curry, bean sprout and also the delicious green chilies. The bill will cover only for the ones you eat. You can eat everything that serve in front of you but do expect your bill might end up being expensive. It worth to try the dishes here. Do not forget to bring your family to Hover Restaurant when visiting Kelantan to taste this Kelantan food.